Jockey's Ridge State Park

Milepost 12 at Calistoga Dr. on Hwy 158 Bypass
Nags Head, NC 27959

(252) 441-7132


The 384-foot boardwalk ends with a spectacular view of Jockey's Ridge. Along the tree-lined walkway are information panels describing the various plants and animals found around the dunes.

Place Information

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  • Place Cost Free
  • Place Hours
    Sunday 8:00am - 8:00pm
    Monday 8:00am - 8:00pm
    Tuesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
    Wednesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
    Thursday 8:00am - 8:00pm
    Friday 8:00am - 8:00pm
    Saturday 8:00am - 8:00pm

Word on the Street

JOCKEY'S RIDGE is the tallest natural sand dune system in the Eastern United States. Located in Nags Head, it is one of the most significant landmarks on the Outer Banks, North Carolina.

Jockey's Ridge State Park: From the Parents


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